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Confederate (CSV)


James Richard Campbell

(? - 1863)
Home State: South Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion


Before the Antietam Campaign:
A married man from the Richland District, he enlisted in Company F, 3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion on 30 January 1862 in Columbia, SC.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was captured in action on 14 September 1862 at Fox's Gap.

The remainder of the War:
Held at Fort Delaware, he was sent to Aikens Landing, VA and exchanged on 2 October 1862. He was admitted to General Hospital #23, Richmond, VA on 8 October and transferred to the hospital at Lynchburg, VA where he died 22 February 1863 of pneumonia.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Davis1.

Death Date: 02/22/1863    Death Place: Lynchburg, VA    


1   Davis, Sam B., A History of the 3rd South Carolina Volunteer Infantry Battalion (James Battalion): 1861-1865 , Wilmington (NC): Broadfoot Publishing Company, 2009, pp. 68-71, Roster  [AotW citation 15944]

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